The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 37 34 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 22 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.03% 3.29% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.73% 4.65% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 3
Average daily rate
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£305 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £350 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
E-Commerce
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
465 452 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 63.96% 70.85% 66.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 297 217
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 13
Average hourly rate £21.50 £34.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.76% +88.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £11.90 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.17%) CRM
3 13 (27.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 13 (27.08%) QA
3 13 (27.08%) Silverlight
3 13 (27.08%) System Testing
3 13 (27.08%) iPad
4 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (18.75%) Retail
5 9 (18.75%) Web Services
5 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 8 (16.67%) Magento
6 8 (16.67%) PHP
7 7 (14.58%) HTML
7 7 (14.58%) CSS
8 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) Low Latency
9 4 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Marketing
9 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
9 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
9 4 (8.33%) VPN
9 4 (8.33%) Internet
9 4 (8.33%) Extranet
9 4 (8.33%) Firewall

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) WordPress
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (16.67%) Magento
3 1 (2.08%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) VPN
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
1 4 (8.33%) Extranet
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) Junos
3 2 (4.17%) Network Security
3 2 (4.17%) OSPF
3 2 (4.17%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 9 (18.75%) Retail
2 4 (8.33%) Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Electronics
3 3 (6.25%) Finance
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 9 (18.75%) CRM Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Magento Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) CRM Architect
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Silverlight
2 9 (18.75%) Web Services
3 7 (14.58%) HTML
3 7 (14.58%) CSS
4 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.25%) .NET
4 3 (6.25%) jQuery
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.17%) HTML5
5 2 (4.17%) CSS3
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (4.17%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.08%) LAMP
6 1 (2.08%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) iPad
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
2 2 (4.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Copywriting
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
1 2 (4.17%) Solaris
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) CRM
2 13 (27.08%) System Testing
3 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.33%) Low Latency
5 4 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) UML
7 2 (4.17%) MVC
7 2 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Use Case
8 1 (2.08%) Web Analytics
8 1 (2.08%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.67%) PHP
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) Perl
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
4 2 (4.17%) Tcl
5 1 (2.08%) VB
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) CCNP
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
1 3 (6.25%) CCSA
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Juniper
1 3 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
1 3 (6.25%) CheckPoint
1 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat
1 3 (6.25%) Cisco
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Sun
2 1 (2.08%) SAP
2 1 (2.08%) Zend